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Weber O’Brien at the International Builders’ Show, January 10-12, 2017

Posted by on 11.10.16

Have you heard? Dave O’Brien and Jim Weber will be presenting at the International Builders' Show, January 10-12, 2017 in Orlando, Florida.  Here is a quick look at their presentations this year:


Shining the Light on Your Financial Statements

Tuesday, January 10 | 1:00 - 3:00 PM

Location: West Concourse - Level III, Room W309

This program will help you better understand how to read and interpret your financial statements. Find out what information you should be monitoring to improve your business while maintaining control, profitability, and efficiency, and learn what key metrics every home builder should be measuring.


Financial Open Forum

Wednesday, January 11 | 8:30 - 9:30 AM

Location: West Concourse - Level III, Room W309

Bring your questions about business planning, operations, banking, legal planning, retirement planning, savings, life insurance, disability insurance, wills, trusts, matters of corporate governance and indemnification to assist in protecting the personal and business assets accumulated, 20 club financials and general financial performance information that will help make your business stronger.


Financial Planning: The Road to Current & Future Profits

Wednesday, January 11 | 10:30 - 11:30 AM

Location: W304G

Are you at a fork in the road and don’t know which way to turn? Maybe you’ve spent more time working “in” your business rather than working “on” your business? This session will focus on planning opportunities that you should consider or implement as your business becomes more profitable, and give you unique ideas and options that you may not have previously considered. You will be introduced to a variety of planning tools such as financial, insurance, retirement, real estate, estate and succession planning options that will get you where you want to go.


How to Increase Your Profit Margin without Cutting Corners

Thursday, January 12 | 8:30 - 9:30 AM

Location: WF3

Are you managing your business to make the most of your bottom line? Often business owners think the way to increase profits is to raise prices or change product offerings. But this doesn’t have to be the case. This session will provide you with proven strategies to help increase your margin by trimming waste and improving operations, but without losing employee morale, construction quality, and customer satisfaction.


Is it Time to Fire Your Bookkeeper?

Thursday, January 12 | 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: West Concourse - Level III, Room W309

Does your bookkeeper have what it takes? Do you receive accurate and timely financial information to help you run your business? In this program, you will learn the core competencies every bookkeeper should have, how to set reasonable expectations and how to communicate those expectations to your staff. The presenters will also discuss the basic accounting knowledge, education and other skills a bookkeeper should have to be a successful part of your team.


Would you like to dig deeper into the topics above and how they affect your business and future in the construction industry? Jim and Dave will be taking one-on-one meetings with builders throughout the International Builders' Show. If you would like to sign up for a free 30-minute meeting to discuss your ideas, concerns and more, contact Kelsey Lee at klee@weberobrien to get on the list!